If you’re looking to impress somebody or finally wear that dress you bought for a wedding and never used, head to Michael’s. This Long Beach staple located on the mostly-residential Naples Island has been around for years, but is still the standard for special occasion dining in the area. Are they doing anything particularly different with their food? No. But sometimes it’s just nice to sit on an open-air rooftop patio, drink martinis, eat a whole branzino, and pretend you own one of those yachts down on the water.
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Taste Wine Beer Kitchen
Taste Wine Bar Kitchen in Long Beach is the neighborhood wine bar and restaurant all other neighborhoods are jealous of.
Enrique’s is an old-school Mexican restaurant in Long Beach, and home to a pork shank that will temporarily solve all of your life’s problems.
Domenico’s is an old-school Italian restaurant in Long Beach with all the red sauce pizza and pasta you need after a tough week.
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No, Pizzeria Mozza is not the best pizza in LA. But that doesn’t mean it’s not still a good restaurant.
Rao’s is the LA location of the classic NYC Italian restaurant, and while the food won’t blow your mind, it’s still very crowd-pleasing.
Jon & Vinny’s
Jon & Vinny’s on Fairfax is an incredible take on American-Italian food, and it’s a place we go back to again and again.
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The Attic is one of the most popular brunch spots in Long Beach, and home to the Mac N’ Cheetos, a dish that tastes much better than it sounds.
Jongewaard’s Bake N Broil
The Bake N Broil is a Long Beach institution for diner classics and incredible pies and cakes.
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